Presentation on theme: "iGuess: the European dimension European Commission; DG Education and culture Lifelong Learning Programme COMENIUS Multilateral project for schools Grundtvig."— Presentation transcript:
iGuess: the European dimension European Commission; DG Education and culture Lifelong Learning Programme COMENIUS Multilateral project for schools Grundtvig Leonardo da Vinci Erasmus
Comenius: Europe in the classroom Objectives –To improve and increase the mobility of pupils and educational staff in different Member States –To enhance and increase partnerships between schools in different Member States, with at least three million pupils taking part in joint educational activities by 2010 –To encourage language learning, innovative ICT-based content, services and better teaching techniques and practices –To enhance the quality and European dimension of teacher training –To improve pedagogical approaches and school management (Source:http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc84_en.htm)
Comenius: Europe in the classroom Current priorities –Motivation for learning and learning-to-learn skills –Key competences: improving language learning; greater literacy; making science more attractive; supporting entrepreneurship; and reinforcing creativity and innovation –Digital educational content and services –School management –Addressing socio-economic disadvantages and reducing early school leaving –Participation in sports –Teaching diverse groups of pupils –Early and pre-primary learning (Source:http://ec.europa.eu/education/lifelong-learning-programme/doc84_en.htm)
Project partners KOGEKA Belgium Pedagogical University LinzAustria GREEN BelgiumBelgium VVKSOBelgium University of SofiaBulgaria University of HelsinkiFinland Holy Heart InstituteFrance University of the AEGEANGreece Danube-Drava National Park DirectorateHungary Digital Worlds International Ltd.UK
iGuess Objectives Developing GIS teacher training course –methodologies –guidelines –examples of good practice and exercises for GIS use in the classroom Screening curricula for opportunities to use GIS in the classroom Organising teacher training days Disseminating GIS awareness and GIS knowledge
Course 5- day course 4 modules –Module 1: Introduction –Module 2: Exercises developed by partners –Module 3: Didactical guidelines, templates –Module 4: Workshops
Website http://www.iguess.eu This project has been funded with support from the European Commission. This publication reflects the views only of the author, and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.